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Garbage woes in Forrest City after trash trucks break down

FORREST CITY, Ark. — Garbage. It happens!

It’s one of life’s unavoidable obstacles.

But trash-truck troubles in Forrest City, Arkansas have garbage pickups behind schedule. 373 more words


Chicago's free garbage pickup program going in the trash

Free garbage pickup for many Chicago residents is coming to an end as the city plans to start collecting a fee ultimately saving the  city about $3 million. 28 more words

Roe Conn

What can we all do to keep trash out of our Bay?

“Simple actions like reducing the use of single-use throwaway items, demanding your city to do everything they can to keep trash out of storm drains, moving your car on street sweeping days, are just some examples of things you can do each day to keep trash out of San Francisco Bay.” ~BaySaver (Save The Bay)


Sud-Ouest trash violators to be publicly shamed — in hot pink

Montreal’s Sud-Ouest borough is trying hot pink public shaming to deter residents who dump garbage on the street or fail to pick up after their dogs. 494 more words

Local News

Pointe-Claire daycare operators complaining about garbage collection

WATCH: Garbage pick-up in Pointe-Claire has been reduced to once every two weeks – terrible news for daycare owners. Global’s Tim Sargeant reports.

POINTE-CLAIRE – Melissa Spurrell is disappointed with a decision by the City of Pointe-Claire to change the garbage collection schedule to once every two weeks from once a week. 260 more words


West Island moms petition Pointe-Claire to reinstate weekly garbage pickup

A group of West Island mothers has launched an online petition in the hope of persuading the city of Pointe-Claire to reinstate weekly garbage pickup through the summer months. 292 more words

West Island Gazette

Sanitation Police Hit Roads On Prowl For Sidewalk Scavengers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Unwanted items are often left on New York City sidewalks for garbage pickup, but turning someone else’s trash into your treasure could land you in trouble with the law. 356 more words